A metamaterial for converting circular vibration ultrasound, capable of detecting cracks that occur in various directions inside structures such as buildings bridges and aircraft, has been developed for the first time in the world

For the first time in the world, the Korea joint research team has succeeded in developing a metamaterial which is theoretically capable of completely converting the linear vibration of ultrasonic waves into circular vibration and has a three-dimensional microstructure.

KIST-LLNL raises expectations for commercialization of high-energy-density all-solid-state batteries

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that a KIST-LLNL joint research team led by Dr. Seungho Yu of the Energy Storage Research Center, Dr. Sang Soo Han of the Computational Science Research Center, and Dr. Brandon Wood of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has developed a fluorine substituted high-voltage stable chloride-based solid-state electrolyte through computational science.

Developing thermal radiation controllable epsilon-near-zero material that can withstand extreme environments

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that a team led by senior researcher Jongbum Kim at the Nanophotonics Research Center has developed a refractory material for controlling thermal radiation spectrum that maintains optical properties even at high temperatures of 1,000°C in air atmosphere and strong ultraviolet illumination.

Development of eco-friendly and low-energy self-regenerative fiber material to recover valuable metals from industrial wastewater.

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that Dr. Jae-Woo Choi’s team at the Water Resource Cycle Research Center has developed a fiber-like metal recovery material that can recover metal ions in water by adsorbing and crystallizing the metal, and the recovered metal crystals can desorb and regenerate themselves.

Antiviral Color Nanocoating Technology

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has announced that a collaborative research team led by Dr. So-Hye Cho from the Materials Architecturing Research Center and Dr. Seung Eun Lee of the Research Animal Resources Center has developed a nanocoating technology that not only maximizes the antiviral activity of the surface, but also enables the realization of various colors.

KIMM develops technology for detecting injection of medication to prevent medical accidents related to analgesic drug infusion pump in hospitals

The research team led by Senior Researcher Dong-kyu Lee of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) has succeeded in developing the technology for customized sensor modules capable of measuring the extremely low flow rate of analgesic drug infusion pumps as well as the existence of bubbles in these pumps.

KERI’s thermoelectric technology, key to space probes, attracting German attention

Drs. SuDong Park, Byungki Ryu, and Jaywan Chung of the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) developed a new thermoelectric efficiency formalism and a high-efficiency multistage thermoelectric power generator module. This innovation can boost nuclear battery performance, crucial for space probes, and has attracted attention from the German Aerospace Research Institute.

Using AI to develop hydrogen fuel cell catalysts more efficiently and economically

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that have presented a new artificial intelligence-based catalyst screening methodology and succeeded in developing a new catalytic material based on a ternary element-based alloy (Cu-Au-Pt) that is cheaper and performs more than twice as well as pure platinum catalysts.

New technology for customized air purification of toxic gases

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that Dr. Jiwon Lee and Dr. Youngtak Oh from the Center for Sustainable Environment Research have developed a new adsorbent technology that can efficiently adsorb amphiphilic VOCs, which have both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties and are difficult to remove with existing activated carbon technology.

A 130g soft robot gripper lifts 100kg?

Dr. Song, Kahye of the Intelligent Robotics Research Center at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), along with Professor Lee, Dae-Young of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), have jointly developed a soft gripper with a woven structure that can grip objects weighing more than 100 kg with 130 grams of material.

Detecting microplastics(MPs) with light!!

A research team led by Dr. Ho Sang Jung of the Department of Nano-Bio Convergence at the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS), in collaboration with the KOTITI Testing & Research Institute, has developed the world’s first technology to rapidly and highly sensitively detect microplastics(MPs) in the field, which are well known to cause human and genetic toxicity through environmental pollution and the food chain.

Dramatically lower the cost of producing green hydrogen

A research team led by Dr. Yoo Sung Jong of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research Center at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have succeeded in significantly reducing the cost of green hydrogen production by implementing an anion exchange membrane water electrolysis device with excellent performance and durability by introducing a carbon support.

ETRI Unveiled Hyper-Realistic Technologies for the Metaverse World

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI) participated in consecutive events, starting from the 16th August at COEX in Seoul for ‘K-Display 2023,’ followed by ‘IMID 2023’ at BEXCO in Busan from the 23rd, where they exhibited a variety of innovative technologies capable of realizing a truly realistic metaverse world.

Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) and Research Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE) Ink MoU to Advance Cooperation in Science and Technology

Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) and Research Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE) have officially entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing collaborative research in the field of national strategic technologies.

Easier and faster materials microstructure analysis through human-AI collaboration!

The research team led by Dr. Se-Jong Kim and Dr. Juwon Na of the Materials Data Management Center in the Materials Digital Platform Division together with the research team led by Professor Seungchul Lee of POSTECH has developed a technology that can automatically identify and quantify materials microstructure from microscopic images through human-in-the-loop machine learning.

KRISS Revolutionizes Water Supply Pipeline Safety with Environmentally-Friendly Sensors

The Intelligent Wave Engineering Team of the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) and the Electro Ceramics Laboratory of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Korea University (KU) have collaborated to develop a cutting-edge ultrasound sensor that ensures the safety of large structures, especially water supply pipelines. It is expected to enhance the competitiveness of non-destructive testing companies, reflecting the trend of pursuing eco-friendly and unmanned monitoring.

Three-dimensional printing achieves precision light control for structural coloration

Dr. Jaeyeon Pyo’s team at KERI has succeeded in realizing a three-dimensional diffraction grating that can precisely control the path of light based on ‘nanoscale 3D printing technology’. This is a novel technology that can utilize the principle of structural color observed in nature for advanced display technology.

Developing a nonflammable electrolyte to prevent thermal runaway in lithium-ion batteries

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology(KIST) announced that a collaborative research team led by Dr. Minah Lee of the Energy Storage Research Center, Professor Dong-Hwa Seo of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), and Drs. Yong-Jin Kim and Jayeon Baek of the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology(KITECH) has developed a nonflammable electrolyte that does not catch fire at room temperature by tailoring the molecular structure of linear organic carbonate to prevent fire and thermal runaway in lithium-ion batteries.

Three-dimensional structure control technology enables high-performance fuel cells with higher stability

A research team led by Dr. Yoo Sung Jong of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research Center at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has developed a fuel cell technology with high stability over a long period of time and improved power density compared to conventional fuel cells by introducing three-dimensional structure control technology.

‘Super premium’ industrial motor that benefits both business and the environment

After its successful development of industrial electric motors (three-phase induction motors) with super-premium class efficiency (IE4) for the first time in Korea, the Electric Machine and Drive Research Center of Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) has established an “open platform” that enables SMEs to utilize related technologies.

Developing NMR method for drug structure elucidation

Drs. Jinwook Cha and Jinsoo Park of the Natural Product Informatics Research Center at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that they have developed the first NMR method (Ultraselective Heteronuclear Polarization Transfer Method, or UHPT) that can selectively measure the information of carbon atom nuclei linked to specific hydrogen in a single measurement.

Building Energy Consumption Diet: Using Real-time Power Usage Data Integrated with Weather Information

The Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) announced that the research team of the Department of Building Energy Research (Dr. Seung-Eon Lee and Dr. Deuk-Woo Kim) developed a technique for estimating “the daily average of heating & cooling energy use intensity” by integrating the power consumption data provided by the AMI with the real-time outdoor temperature and solar irradiance data provided by the Korea Meteorological Administration.